Online education a bane for photocopy shops

Twelve photocopy shops in and around Chathiram Bus stand struggle to run their business amid the pandemic. Tiruchirappalli: Owners of photocopy shops around Chathiram bus stand said they find it difficult to pay rent as their business has nearly come to a standstill because no schools and colleges are open. Sri Vasan Printer’s owner R […]

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Schools reopening: Parents of special children worried sick

After the government announced the possibility of schools reopening, parents of children with special needs prepare for the new challenge. October 22, 2020 | Written by Tunir Biswas Kolkata: Ever since West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, on September 30th,  said  that a decision on reopening schools shall be taken after November 15th, parents of children […]

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No red signal for tutoring teachers yet

The practice of government, government-aided, and private school teachers engaging in the ‘business’ of imparting private tuitions in the city remains ungoverned. By Manasvi Gupta Good morning teacher! Wished the students. Good evening teacher! Wishes the students again—only this time at the teacher’s home. The teacher—surrounded by a group of students providing private tuitions thus […]

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City government schools lack standard safety facilities

Security in government schools of Bengaluru has been neglected since long. By Swati Ekka  Bengaluru: The government has failed to provide the basic safety facilities in government schools in the city. Many government schools lack fire alarms, ‘School Ahead’ safety sign boards, watchman to control the traffic and CCTV cameras. NIMHANS School Safety Appraisal revealed […]

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Derelict compound walls in Sindagi government schools

Several government school compounds in Sindagi taluk, Vijaypura are being misused by the trespassers due to lack of boundary walls. Stray animals and two-wheeler riders cause menace in the lives of the students. By Shalu Chowrasia     Stray cows and pigs roam freely in government school premises due to lack of boundary walls. Unavailability of funds […]

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Science is fun with Robotics in the syllabus

Robotics is being taught as a subject in several schools across Bangalore. Students say that it is fun to learn science in a new way. Shalu Chowrasia Science can be fun for students at all schools if Robotics is introduced as a subject, co-founder of QtPi, Anto Jerlin says. “The curriculum at regular schools is […]

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Students get Merit Scholarships

Bengaluru-based NGO helped bright students across the country to pursue higher studies. Some 4,946 students from economically weaker sections of Bengaluru have been given scholarships for higher education in the past year by a non-profit governmental organization, the Foundation for Excellence (FFE). In a report by World Bank Group, 176 million people in India are […]

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Schools lack Digital Education

Some of the government schools in Karnataka do not provide computer education. By Riya Sethi Bengaluru, March 21, 2019: The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) that aims at providing computer education and training students in ICT skills are not being properly implemented in schools. The scheme that was launched by the Karnataka State Government wanted […]

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